The child and adolescent psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and the treatment of disorders of thinking, feeling and/or behavior affecting children, adolescents, and their families. A child and adolescent psychiatrist offers families the advantages of a medical education, the medical traditions of professional ethics, and medical responsibility for providing comprehensive care.

Conditions Treated

Conditions we evaluate and treat include (but not limited to):

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Coping with medical illness
  • Depression
  • Developmental and other learning disorders
  • Disruptive behavior disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Fragile X Syndrome (FXS)
  • Impulse control disorders
  • Mood and thought disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
  • Pervasive developmental disorders (PDD)
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis
  • School refusal